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Indonesian Rain Forest

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Experience jungle life as you trek through the Indonesian Rain Forest!

Begin your adventure in Dr. Diversity’s Research Station and encounter the rare Komodo dragon, the giant stick and walking leaf insects, an aquarium teeming with tentacled snakes, and our reticulated python — all 18 feet of him!

Next, enter the domed jungle where you will discover colorful birds, turtles, and frogs enjoying their tropical paradise — complete with a waterfall. Don’t miss Orangutan Valley where you can get nose-to-nose with endangered Sumatran orangutans.

Continue your trek at Tiger Forest where the endangered Sumatran tigers prowl. Next, journey down Tree Top Trail to see rare Javan gibbons and other unique rain forest creatures. Don’t miss the Kids’ Tree House!

Animals


White Crested Laughing Thrush

Malaysian Walking Leaf

Prevost’s Squirrel

Wrinkled Hornbill

Borneo Eared Frog

Crocodile Skink

Red-tailed Green Rat Snake

Northern Tree Shrew

Rides


If you have special needs, we are happy to accommodate you. Please speak to the attendant before boarding your ride.
Note: Some rides operate seasonally; check at the zoo entrance for availability.

ENDANGERED SPECIES CAROUSEL

ENDANGERED SPECIES CAROUSEL

This magical carousel depicts endangered animals from Southeast Asia. Children and adults alike will enjoy a spin on one of these colorful creatures set to nostalgic organ music.

Adults ride free if standing beside a child. All other children and adults are charged to ride.

Food


TREETOPS CAFE

TREETOPS CAFE

Individual artisan flatbread pizzas, carved sandwiches, cold drinks and snacks.

ICEE MIX IT UP

ICEE MIX IT UP

Located next to the Endangered Species Carousel—mix up your own ICEE; get cold drinks, ice cream, popcorn, and snacks.

Free Activities


Dr. Diversity’s Research Station

Dr. Diversity’s Research Station

Check out Dr. Diversity’s Research Station where kids can peer into microscopes, “dress” the part of a rainforest researcher, and size themselves up to an elephant.

Tree Top Trail

Tree Top Trail

On Tree Top Trail, children will find hands-on learning in tiger hut and get a squirrel’s eye view as they climb into the Kids’ Tree House.

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